Partners Keep Us Accountable!
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Partners Keep Us Accountable!

Part 3 of #TellTheStory If you’ve been keeping up with our story, you’ve read about Carl’s Leap of Faith and “It Just So Happened” moments. Next, Carl Benjamin finds himself sitting in the office of John Rippey. “I [Carl] gave him a call. I had no idea who he was. We set up a meeting to...

It Just So Happened…
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It Just So Happened…

Part 2 of #TellTheStory If you read our last article (read part 1 here), you learned a little bit about Carl Benjamin and his Noble Warriors journey. In April 2018, Carl took a leap of faith and jumped feet-first into full-time men’s ministry. Since then Carl has been traveling around Southwest Virginia spreading the word...

A Leap of Faith
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A Leap of Faith

Part 1 of #TellTheStory In April 2018, Carl Benjamin threw his hands up and said…  “Okay God, I give. Let’s do this men’s ministry thing full time.” Carl had spent the last 37 years in the corporate world as an IT database coordinator for Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, but it was Promise Keepers events in...

NW Southwest Answers: Top 3 Accomplishments of 2018
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NW Southwest Answers: Top 3 Accomplishments of 2018

From a supporter and friend of Noble Warriors in Southwest Virginia: What are the TOP THREE accomplishments you’ve achieved in 2018. What has been your biggest impact on local churches so far?  Carl Benjamin, Southwest Regional Coordinator: Surrendering to God I would say my biggest achievement was actually surrendering to God by taking a huge...

Charlottesville – Regional Team Kickoff
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Charlottesville – Regional Team Kickoff

We love to report on new work! Bill Ward and Kevin Wirt worked together on a successful launch of a new Regional Team. Sixteen men, representing five different churches across the region, met together for the launch. Regional teams meet together about 8 times annually for training, encouragement and prayer to help local churches disciple...

Connecting Men to the Creator
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Connecting Men to the Creator

Minute with Mike / November 2018 I finally met CJ Stewart in person a few weeks ago! I first encountered CJ after reading an article that a pastor’s wife shared. CJ is a wounded vet who launched Camp Down Range when he returned from Afghanistan, and he is committed to helping young guys step into...

Fruit of the Labor of Your Hands
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Fruit of the Labor of Your Hands

128 Blessed is everyone who fears the Lord, who walks in his ways! 2 You shall eat the fruit of the labor of your hands; you shall be blessed, and it shall be well with you. 3 Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house; your children will be like olive shoots around your table. 4 Behold, thus shall the man...

Tidewater Region, Huge Opportunity
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Tidewater Region, Huge Opportunity

In late 2017, The Gathering of Men merged with Noble Warriors and invited us to begin serving churches in the area, helping them equip men to walk with Christ and lead well. We hosted our first Noble Man conference in Yorktown on October 13th at Coastal Community Church. The day was great and men were...

Regional Teams – Scalable and Reproducible
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Regional Teams – Scalable and Reproducible

The future of Noble Warriors will be dependent upon our ability to scale and multiply our capacity to serve local churches. God is raising up teams of local guys who disciple men and are passionate about helping other men disciple men. Recall 2 Timothy 2:2… and what you have heard from me in the presence...

It Started in our Garage…
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It Started in our Garage…

Minute with Mike / October 2018 It started in our garage… before Noble Warriors was even a concept. As a young dad, I wanted to keep Christ in front of Christmas for our family. So, I’d take the kids out to the garage and let them help me build a life-sized, wood manger to put...